Patricia C. Koons

Last Updated on May 16, 2015 by cassnetwork

Patricia C. Koons, age 97, Logansport, passed away at 5:00 p.m., on Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Miller’s Merry Manor.

Born on March 14, 1918, in Fowler, she was the daughter of Arthur and Catherine C. Silver Besse.

On May 30, 1940, in St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Kewanna, she was married to Leonard L. Koons, who preceded her in death on March 14, 1982.

Pat had been employed at Olsen’s Department Store, and at Switches, Inc., where she retired in 1978 after 25 years of employment.

She was a member of All Saints Catholic Church.

Surviving, are son, Robert Lee (Mary Jane) Koons, Royal Center; daughters, Judith Kay (Douglas) Bowyer, Columbia City, Jane I. (Charles “Ed”) Smith, Logansport, Margaret Ann (Jeffrey) Koske, Logansport, Betty Mary Lane, Logansport, and Rebecca L. (John) Tidrick, Logansport; sisters, Mathilda Lamb, Peru, and Josephine T. Illingsworth, Benton County.  Also surviving are a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

Also preceding Pat in death were brothers, Charles Besse, Leo Besse and David Besse, and sisters, Sister Marian Besse and Dolores Foerg.

Visitation will be from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at Kroeger Funeral Home.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 18, 2015, at All Saints Catholic Church, with Father Michael McKinney officiating.

Interment will be in Galveston Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church, 112 East Market Street, Logansport, IN 46947 or Alzheimer’s Association, Suite 100, 50 East 91st Street, Indianapolis, IN 46209-4830. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Kroeger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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